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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1956]. First edition. A near fine copy, upper right corner slightly bumped, mild rubbing to spine ends in a very good dust jacket which has some professional restoration primarily to the spine panel, diagonal crease to front panel. A scarce book, especially signed. (9476). Octavo, boards. Signed inscription by Caidin, "To Ward: / With my hopes / for a few sleepless / nights -- / Martin." Dated in the author's hand January 29. 1956. Author's first science fiction novel. A nuclear holocaust novel. "...a terse and vivid step-by-step portrait of a family and town confronted with an atomic explosion and resultant firestorm..." - Smith (ed.): Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers (1981), pp. 96-97.
      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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